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Dear Editor: The Lake Country Symphonic Band, conducted by Mike “Sousa” Holbrook, gave the crowd a rousing concert prelude to the annual fireworks exhibition at the Mineola Civic Center … more
 During July, the Quitman Public Library will host Healthy Summer Meals for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at 11 a.m. This is a no-cost program to ensure that kids 18 years and younger have a … more
Drought and limited watering have added stress to St. Augustine lawns throughout the state, as have recent mild winters. These are conditions under which chinch bugs thrive. As the number of St. … more
Last Thanksgiving I participated in a Facebook challenge to post black and white photos of my life. I noticed that some photos of my garden looked as good in black and white as in color; the best … more
Dear Editor: If you’d like to see how government works, look no further than the drivers license bureau as operated in Wood County. For days they had a sign in the door saying they were closed … more
For anyone who’s been at a Wood County high school game this past school year you’ve probably seen a tall black guy in jeans and a polo shirt who looks like he should be on the court or field … more
As I write this column the countdown has begun – one more deadline Monday, three more workdays at the Monitor, the last pound puppy photos and more. I imagine that my car has worn ruts in the road … more
The 2018 Summer Reading theme at the Quitman Public Library during the entire month of June is “Libraries Rock!” On tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 p.m. we will enjoy live classical guitar, … more
Covering high school graduations at the end of each school year always brings back a flood of memories to the end of May, 1969, when I was one of the 644 graduating seniors from Samuell High School, … more
To the editor, I would like to give a big thank you to Jared at Jared Auto. His auto shop is next to APET in Mineola. Jared took time out of his day and mowed about three acres for APET. Jared … more
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